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Blues, rock band to perform July 31

The Madison area blues, rhythm and rock band, The Jimmys, will perform Thursday, July 31, at Three Lakes Center for the Arts at 8 p.m.

The group won Artists of the Year and Blues Performers of the Year awards at the 2013 Madison Area Music Awards.

Individuals members won the following: Jimmy Voeglei,

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:10 PM
Author Hirsch to speak at Trees

Author Mark Hirsch, who documented a year-in-the-life of a lone bur oak with his iPhone camera, will discuss the project during a pre-Forest Fest spaghetti dinner fundraiser on the Trees For Tomorrow campus, Friday, Aug. 1.

A wine and cheese social will begin at 5 p.m. and will be followed with dinner and Hirsch’s presentation at 6 p.m.

Hirsch will socialize throughout the evening with dinner attendees, answering questions and sharing insights about  his book, “That Tree.”

“We wanted to do something special this year for the community,

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:08 PM
POPsAlive Concert nets $1,520 for Frederick Place homeless shelter
A freewill offering netted $1,520 to Frederick Place homeless shelter in Rhinelander during Prince of Peace’s (POP) POPsAlive concert July 10. Above, Dr. Pamalyn Lee (center) directs singers and musicians at the event.  —Contributed Photo

More than 200 people attended Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (POP) in Eagle River for the Peaceful Waters POPsAlive Concert July 10, giving $1,520 in freewill offering to benefit Frederick Place homeless shelter in Rhinelander.

In addition, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will match 50% and thus donate an additional $760.

“The atmosphere and the energy in the sanctuary

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:07 PM
Church sets garage sale

Abundant Life Outreach Center in Eagle River will hold an all-church garage sale fundraising event Thursday through Saturday, July 24-26, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the church located 210 Capich Dr., behind the cemetery.

All proceeds go towards the new sanctuary. The church began the process of building a debt-free addition to the sanctuary in October 2013.

According to a church official, over $250,000

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:06 PM
Prayer meeting planned July 31 in Eagle River

A nondenominational prayer meeting is scheduled at The Rock Community Center for the city of Eagle River and surrounding North Woods communities Thursday, July 31, from 7 to 11 p.m. in the St. Mary of the Snows sanctuary in the upper level of The Rock, located at 1019 Wall St., east of Trig’s.

“The public is encouraged to come and pray for a spiritual awakening to take place within their communities and for a revival in the lives of its individuals and churches,” said event organizer, Amy Hartwig.

“We believe it’s time to pray earnestly for revival in our city,

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 2:06 PM